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New push for justice after 4 Dutch journalists slain in 1982

It was 1982, the height of the civil war in El Salvador. Four Dutch TV journalists had linked up with leftist rebels near the town of El Paraiso, which has...
Mar. 25, 2019

Former Afghan hostage being tried on assault against wife

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle has gone on trial in Canada on charges that he repeatedly assaulted his wife. Boyle faces 19 charges, including sexual assault...
Mar. 25, 2019

Vatican China negotiator reveals decades-long path to deal

ROME (AP) — The Vatican official who negotiated the landmark agreement between the Holy See and China over bishop nominations says the path of normalizing Catholic life there "is still...
Mar. 25, 2019

Russia says 3 of its soldiers killed in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says three of its servicemen have been killed in an ambush in Syria. The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement Monday that the...
Mar. 25, 2019

Coaches, others in college admissions scam plead not guilty

BOSTON (AP) — A dozen athletic coaches, test administrators and others have pleaded not guilty to participating in a nationwide college admissions scam. The defendants arrested in the Operation Varsity...
Mar. 25, 2019

The Latest: Gaza militants fire rockets at Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Gaza militants fired at least 10 rockets toward Israel after an Israeli airstrike destroyed the offices...
Mar. 25, 2019

Trump hosts Stanley Cup champion Capitals at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed the reigning NHL champion Washington Capitals to the Oval Office at the White House on Monday to congratulate them for winning the Stanley...
Mar. 25, 2019

Police: Man tried to hide alcohol on breath with body spray

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say a man sprayed Axe body spray in his mouth to cover the smell of alcohol as deputies approached during a traffic...
Mar. 25, 2019

The Latest: Macron praises ties between France, China

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to France (all times local): 8:30 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says China's signature in Paris of a deal...
Mar. 25, 2019

Sirens wail across southern Israel as Gaza militants launch at least 10 rockets following strike on Hamas chief's office

JERUSALEM (AP) — Sirens wail across southern Israel as Gaza militants launch at least 10 rockets following strike on Hamas chief's office.
Mar. 25, 2019

Avenatti charged with trying to extort millions from Nike

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the attorney best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was arrested Monday on charges that he tried...
Mar. 25, 2019

The Latest: Prosecutor says Avenatti case began last week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of attorney Michael Avenatti (all times local): 12:24 p.m. Federal prosecutors in New York say their investigation of the firebrand attorney...
Mar. 25, 2019

Stocks edge lower, on track to extend last week's losses

U.S. stocks were modestly lower in afternoon trading Monday, on track to extend losses from a broad sell-off last week driven by global growth worries. Investors were weighing new economic...
Mar. 25, 2019

The Latest: Oprah joins Apple streaming service with 2 docs

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple's streaming TV event (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Apple has saved its biggest star for last. Oprah Winfrey took the stage to...
Mar. 25, 2019

Jordan king cancels Romania trip over Jerusalem remarks

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's King Abdullah II has canceled a visit Monday to Romania to protest its prime minister's support for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The Royal Hashemite...
Mar. 25, 2019

The Latest: Prosecutor says Avenatti case isn't political

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of attorney Michael Avenatti (all times local): 12:15 p.m. A federal prosecutor says there's no political connection to wire and bank...
Mar. 25, 2019

The Latest: Kansas Republicans condemn veto of tax bill

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's veto of a tax relief bill pushed by top Republicans in the Kansas Legislature (all times local): 2:15 p.m...
Mar. 25, 2019

Correction: Brazil-Dam Collapse story

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a story March 23 about the aftermath of a Brazilian dam collapse, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a new evacuation had been ordered...
Mar. 25, 2019

Groups: EPA has dragged heels on oil dispersant rules

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups and women from Alaska and Louisiana say the Environmental Protection Agency has dragged its feet on issuing rules for oil spill dispersants, and they're...
Mar. 25, 2019

The Latest: Blackouts again hit much of Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political and economic crisis (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Power outages have hit across Caracas and in other parts of Venezuela about...
Mar. 25, 2019

The Latest: Stormy Daniels calls Avenatti charges no shock

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of attorney Michael Avenatti (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Porn star Stormy Daniels says she's "saddened but not shocked" over the...
Mar. 25, 2019

The Latest: Apple streaming TV service to debut this fall

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple's streaming TV event (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Apple says its new subscription TV service will be available this fall. But the...
Mar. 25, 2019

Correction: Petrochemical Fire-Texas story

HOUSTON (AP) — In a story March 24 about fire damage at a petrochemical storage facility, The Associated Press reported erroneously the day the Texas National Guard was called in...
Mar. 25, 2019

Brazilian judge orders release of former president Temer

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Rio de Janeiro federal judge has ordered the release of former President Michel Temer from jail. Judge Antonio Ivan Athie says in Monday's ruling...
Mar. 25, 2019

'Emergency removal' of children from reform school ordered

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State officials in Pennsylvania have ordered the "emergency removal" of all children remaining in the oldest reform school in the country in the wake of a newspaper...
Mar. 25, 2019

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